Monthly Archives: October 2016

An Audio-Book Review: How Topical: a Political Rebellion

Catalina’s Riddle By Steven Saylor Published by Blackstone Audio Read by Scott Harrison The Book: Once upon a time there was a politician. He was hated by his enemies and beloved by the trod-on masses who followed him even though, … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: Don’t Steal (or Buy) this Book!

The Rapture of the Nerds By Cory Doctorow and Charles Stross Published by Blackstone Audio, Inc. Read by John Lee   The Book: Some time ago I wrote a review that was entitled “Listening Bad Books So You Won’t Have … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: Memoire of a Grouchy Old Man

Belgarath the Sorcerer By David and Leigh Eddings Published by Recorded Books for the Blind Read by Roy Avers   The Book: Fans of David Eddings’ Belgariad and Malloreon series will, no doubt love this additional look at the characters … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: Hobbits are Out of Stock, But We Do Have Petty Dwarves!

The Children of Hurin By J.R.R. Tolkien (Edited by Christopher Tolkien) Published by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd. Read by Christopher Lee   The Book: I bought the American First Edition of The Silmarillion the day it was released. I was not … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: Of Hospitals and Martian Plague.

Badge of Infamy By Lester del Rey Published by Librivox Read by Steven H. Wilson The Book: Sometimes, without meaning to, I overlook some of Science Fiction’s finest classic writers. I fear I must admit that when listing such writers … Continue reading

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